Cona Elder Law


Do You Know a Long Island Senior in Need?

Senior Dreams Come True

Receives its Largest Donation to Date

The votes are in!  Senior Dreams Come True will be receiving over $7,000 from 100 Women Who Care About Long Island!

100 Women Who Care About Long Island is a philanthropic group of Long Island women who support non-profit organizations serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties.  The group votes on pre-qualified local charities at each of their quarterly meetings.  This quarter, Senior Dreams Come True was chosen to receive this incredible donation!

If you are or know of a senior in need, send in your wish request!

Senior Dreams Come True, a 501(c)(3) charity, benefits low-income seniors on Long Island by granting wishes  - from helping a senior meet basic needs to fulfilling a lifelong dream.  Visit, charitable events, to read the stories and see photos of past projects. The organization grants wishes on a revolving basis throughout the year.   Some examples of senior wishes that may be granted include:

  • plane fare to bring families together
  • home improvements and repairs
  • home modifications, such as wheelchair accessibility and chair lifts
  • experimental medical treatment not covered by insurance
  • prescription drug coverage, including Medicare doughnut hole coverage
  • transportation to an event or to see a loved one

Applicants must be 65 or over with an income limit of no more than $1,500 per month for single individuals and $2,000 per month for a married couple. A letter or statement under 750 words describing the senior's need must be submitted along with a Wish Request form.  Applicants should also document how they have given to others and contributed to society in some way. 

Click here for an application.

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Cona Elder Law is recognized as a leading elder law and estate planning firm on Long Island.  The firm provides creative advocacy and cutting edge planning strategies and has been featured in many publications including: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, L.I. Business News, Kiplinger's, Reader's Digest and many others.   Cona Elder Law attorneys are frequent contributors to Newsday's Act II "Ask the Expert" column and have appeared as guests on WNBC-TV, CNN-fn, News 12, News 55, Channel 21 "Act II With Newsday" and many radio stations including WOR, WCBS AM and WFAN.

About the Author Cona Elder Law

Cona Elder Law is a full service law firm based in Melville, LI. Our firm concentrates in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, special needs planning and health care facility representation. We are proud to have been recognized for our innovative strategies, creative techniques and unparalleled negotiating skills unendingly driven toward our paramount objective - satisfying the needs of our clients.

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